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Pawan Kalyan's Remuneration: From Rs 5,000 to Rs 50 Cr

Pawan Kalyan's Remuneration: From Rs 5,000 to Rs 50 Cr

Power Star Pawan Kalyan is one of the most sought-after actors in Tollywood.

Pawan made his debut in Tollywood in 1996 with the film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi starring-Supriya as the female lead.

It was the Telugu remake of the Hindi hit film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. However, he got recognition after Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao’s Suswagatham, which was released in 1998. 

In an old interview as reported by ETimes, ​he said that he was paid Rs 5,000 a month for a few months of shooting Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi, which was bankrolled by Allu Aravind under his home banner Geetha Arts.

Pawan bid goodbye to his acting career in 2017. He was last seen in Agnyaathavaasi and fans celebrated when he announced his comeback to the big screen with Vakeel Saab.

Now, he is one of the highest-paid actors in Tollywood, with a remuneration of Rs 50 crore. His paycheque is likely to increase, given that he is working with Krish Jagarlamudi and Harish Shankar this year. 

On the work front, Pawan is currently shooting for an action drama Bheemla Nayak, which is a remake of the Malayalam super hit Ayyappanum Koshiyum.

The film also stars Rana Daggubati in the lead role. The Telugu remake is directed by Saagar K Chandra and produced by Naga Vamsi under the banner of Sithara Entertainments.

Meanwhile, he is also working Krish Jagarlamudi's upcoming titled Hari Hara Veera Mallu. The film is touted to be a period drama with Nidhhi Agerwal roped in as the female lead. Hari Hara Veeramallu marks the first collaboration of actor Pawan and director Krish.

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